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26 August 2001

Philadelphia Inquirer

WASHINGTON — Three years after cities unleashed a wave of lawsuits to hold gun makers accountable for firearm violence, the legal assault has produced few clear victories and little change in the way guns are sold or regulated. And there are signs the litigation may drag on for years without resolution. Since New Orleans filed the first lawsuit on Oct. 28, 1998, nearly half the municipal cases against gun manufacturers have been dismissed, including Philadelphia's... (

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